Myths of Leadership

Myths of Leadership by Jo Owen Now, from my memory, this is the first book review I have written since I had to choose one for my Year 5 English homework. As you may have gathered from that opening sentence alone, I wouldn’t describe myself as much of a book worm. You’ll only ever find…

Masters day at Greenlands

Being a master’s student for eight months so far, I have experienced a lot of incredible, unexpected and exciting moments. But what happens when the most difficult part of the master’s life (exams) comes to an end? Celebrating!   The perfect combination for me as a student is to finish my exams and spend a whole day…

How Henley has opened doors for me

After finishing my undergraduate studies, I was left with two options, to go back home and find a job or to stay in the UK and continue my studies. With no jobs secured, I was left stranded with just a degree certificate in hand, an offer to do a Masters course, and a decision to…

What’s it like to study MSc Marketing at Henley Business School?

The transition from an undergraduate to a postgraduate student brings many changes, but this Master’s degree has been a learning process allowing me to develop academically and professionally. My expectations for this course included a formal atmosphere, with lectures based heavily on theory. However, I found lectures were quite similar to undergraduate lecturers, but as…

Meet Norma, Henley’s IdeaFest 2018 winner

A delicious, innovative and healthy business idea that surprised all of the 6 judges was this year’s IdeaFest winner! Imagine the best brownie you’ve ever had, made out of water, oil, Norma veggie mix and… salad!Yep, you read right, Norma brownies are vegan, have about 50% less calories than a normal brownie (466 calories per…

Team Henley wins 3rd Prize in Global Business Plan Competition BeeUp!

Team Henley (Mahin Redlin, Yen Chi Le, Dennis Kercher, Rohith Biju, Jilna Solanki and Smuruthi Kesavan), 3rd Place (Cash Prize of CHF 500 (equivalent to around £370)) Our group, Team Henley, completed the BeeUp Consulting Project as part of the postgraduate MSc module MMM121 “Understanding Emerging Markets”. We selected our individual group members to form…

The postgraduate field trip experience!

Our Marketing postgraduate students are currently on a study field trip in Lugano, Switzerland. We caught up with Maria-Anna, one of the students, to find out how she is finding the opportunity to work with international companies… What preparation did you have to do before the trip? We had to prepare for two presentations; one…

Varsity: what is it & who takes part?

As the end of term creeps up on us, one of the biggest events at the University of Reading is about to take place, Varsity! Every year we compete against Oxford Brookes in a gruelling day of sporting competitions, from Rugby to Archery, everybody gets involved in the team spirit. To get excited for the…

Student Volunteering

Whilst studying at the University of Reading I have had the opportunity to work for Henley Business School as part of the student digital engagement team. Within this blog I hope to share my experiences of volunteering at Reading University whilst also being a student… As a fourth year student, I wanted to make the…